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** ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' reveals that Goku was sent to Earth as a toddler with the full expectation that he would conquer and depopulate that entire planet by himself (too bad about [[AmnesiacDissonance that bump on the head]]). This is what the Saiyans apparently do for ''all'' their children (or according to Vegeta, only the ''weaker'' ones), and given how many there were before Freeza killed most of them, they were ''very'' successful.

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** ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' reveals that Goku was sent to Earth as a toddler with the full expectation that he would conquer and depopulate that entire planet by himself (too bad about [[AmnesiacDissonance that bump on the head]]). This is what the Saiyans apparently do for ''all'' their children (or according to Vegeta, only the ''weaker'' ones), and given how many there were before Freeza Frieza killed most of them, they were ''very'' successful.



** As per the norm, this happens the minute Antasma is revived and Bowser arrives on Pi'illo Island in ''VideoGame/MarioAndLuigiDreamTeam'', with the Koopa Troop forces quite quickly taking over from the native wildife by about the halfway point and all hell breaking loose when Neo Bowser Castle blows up a bunch of surrounding islands. Everyone who's not running away is apparently completely oblivious to the increasing numbers of monsters and evil taking over.

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** As per the norm, this happens the minute Antasma is revived and Bowser arrives on Pi'illo Island in ''VideoGame/MarioAndLuigiDreamTeam'', with the Koopa Troop forces quite quickly taking over from the native wildife wildlife by about the halfway point and all hell breaking loose when Neo Bowser Castle blows up a bunch of surrounding islands. Everyone who's not running away is apparently completely oblivious to the increasing numbers of monsters and evil taking over.



* [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic Equestria]] counts as this at times. In Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS6E25ToWhereAndBackAgainPart1, the Changelings conquer Equestria and capture all characters who could have stopped them offscreen in a single day. And in WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyTheMovie2017, the Storm King takes out the princesses and conquers Equestria in all of ten minutes. His army is later easily defeated by the protagonists with a handful of allies.

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* [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic Equestria]] counts as this at times. In Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS6E25ToWhereAndBackAgainPart1, "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS6E25ToWhereAndBackAgainPart1 To Where And Back Again]]", the Changelings conquer Equestria and capture all characters who could have stopped them offscreen in a single day. And in WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyTheMovie2017, [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyTheMovie2017 the movie]], the Storm King takes out the princesses and conquers Equestria in all of ten minutes. His army is later easily defeated by the protagonists with a handful of allies. minutes.


* ''VideoGame/{{Spore}}'': You can conquer worlds and entire star systems very easily, destroying cities or de-terramorphing (or terraforming) planets. You can eradicate entire empires in a very short time.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Spore}}'': You can conquer worlds and entire star systems very easily, destroying cities or de-terramorphing (or terraforming) planets. You The player can eradicate entire empires in less than a very short time.minute.


* ''VideoGame/Spore'': You can conquer worlds and entire star systems very easily, destroying cities or de-terramorphing (or terraforming) planets. You can eradicate entire empires.

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* ''VideoGame/Spore'': ''VideoGame/{{Spore}}'': You can conquer worlds and entire star systems very easily, destroying cities or de-terramorphing (or terraforming) planets. You can eradicate entire empires.empires in a very short time.


* Spore: You can conquer worlds and entire star systems very easily, destroying cities or de-terramorphing (or terraforming) planets. You can eradicate entire empires.

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* Spore: ''VideoGame/Spore'': You can conquer worlds and entire star systems very easily, destroying cities or de-terramorphing (or terraforming) planets. You can eradicate entire empires.

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* Spore: You can conquer worlds and entire star systems very easily, destroying cities or de-terramorphing (or terraforming) planets. You can eradicate entire empires.


** Speaking of which, despite being talked up as a big threat, the Goblin kingdom of the Misty Mountains is ultimately obliterated in the aftermath of the Battle of the Five Armies, which costed them three-quarters of their military strength. What did it take to accomplish this? Fewer than 2,000 troops,[[note]]1,000 Wood Elvish spearmen supported by "several hundred" archers, 500 Dwarves, 200-300 Men in Laketown's militia, and a handful of Great Eagles.[[/note]] plus a big bear.

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** Speaking of which, despite being talked up as a big threat, the Goblin kingdom of the Misty Mountains is ultimately obliterated in the aftermath of the Battle of the Five Armies, which costed them three-quarters of their military strength. What did it take to accomplish this? Fewer than 2,000 Dark Ages tier troops,[[note]]1,000 Wood Elvish spearmen supported by "several hundred" archers, 500 Dwarves, 200-300 Men in Laketown's militia, and a handful of Great Eagles.[[/note]] plus a big bear.

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* The Shire in ''Franchise/TolkiensLegendarium'' is explicitly said to be 18,000 square miles with a similar climate and demography to medieval England, yet has no real organization above the town level (most Hobbits live in small hamlets) and no army, so just about anyone who can cobble together anything resembling a military force can conquer it. In the backstory, a group of goblins not even big enough to be called an army (all sources call them a "band") already exhausted by battles with the Rangers were still able to seriously threaten the Shire at the Battle of Greenfields. At the end of ''The Lord of the Rings'', a depowered Saruman temporarily takes over the Shire with a group of about 100 human bandits. They're later overthrown in the "Battle" of Bywater, when Frodo and co manage to muster 300 Hobbits against them.
** Speaking of which, despite being talked up as a big threat, the Goblin kingdom of the Misty Mountains is ultimately obliterated in the aftermath of the Battle of the Five Armies, which costed them three-quarters of their military strength. What did it take to accomplish this? Fewer than 2,000 troops,[[note]]1,000 Wood Elvish spearmen supported by "several hundred" archers, 500 Dwarves, 200-300 Men in Laketown's militia, and a handful of Great Eagles.[[/note]] plus a big bear.
* ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfNarnia'': the combination of low population and lack of organization among the magical sapient species of Narnia make it comically easy to conquer even for small pre-gunpowder forces. For example, in ''The Horse and His Boy'', 200 human cavalrymen are expected to be able to conquer two whole kingdoms with the element of surprise on their side. In ''The Last Battle'', 30 men (two thirds humans, one third dwarves) are considered a decisive siege-breaking force in a major battle, with 30 ''more'' Calormen seem to comprise the main strength of the invasion of another kingdom.


** Planet Namek is taken without much effort by Frieza's forces. While its elite fighters far outpace the Earth's strongest warriors at the start of the series (and, indeed, manage to hold off Frieza's basic mooks), all it takes is Dodoria to take them all down easily. The only Namekian who could really put up a fight against Frieza's forces is Nail, who is forced to spend his time guarding the Grand Elder (far away from the rest of the action), and who has the misfortune of facing Frieza himself ([[CurbStompBattle who swiftly takes Nail down]]).

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** Planet Namek is taken without much effort by Frieza's forces. While its elite fighters far outpace the Earth's strongest warriors at the start of the series (and, indeed, manage to hold off Frieza's basic mooks), all it takes is Dodoria to take them all down easily. The only Namekian who could really put up a fight against Frieza's forces is Nail, who is forced to spend his time guarding the Grand Elder (far away from the rest of the action), and who has the misfortune of facing Frieza himself ([[CurbStompBattle who swiftly takes Nail down]]). It's shown that the Namekians themselves are not very numerous, with one episode claiming there are less than a hundred remaining after a natural disaster killed most of them.


* The country of San Theodoros in the ''Franchise/{{Tintin}}'' comics.

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* The country of San Theodoros in the ''Franchise/{{Tintin}}'' comics. Every other story it seems that General Alcazar is on the other side of a constant FullCircleRevolution than he was the last time we saw him.


** The androids in Trunks' timeline effortless took over and turned the Earth into a DeathWorld after they killed most of the Earth's powerful defenders.
** After Babidi released Majin Buu, he effortless wipes cities, and that is ''before'' he transforms into the more powerful and ruthless Super Buu, who eradicated all of humanity with one attack.

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** The androids in Trunks' timeline effortless effortlessly took over and turned the Earth into a DeathWorld after they killed most of the Earth's powerful defenders.
** After Babidi released Majin Buu, he effortless effortlessly wipes cities, and that is ''before'' he transforms into the more powerful and ruthless Super Buu, who eradicated all of humanity with one attack.

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See also MyopicConqueror, when conquest is ''so easy'' that the conqueror immediately moves on.


** Lrr's son once conquered the Earth by simply knocking on the White House door and asking for surrender.

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** Lrr's son The Omicronian child Jrrr once conquered the Earth by simply knocking on the White House door and asking for surrender.


** In "A Taste of Freedom", the Decapodians conquer Earth by sending one of their own [[PaperThinDisguise with a fake mustache, posing as a human named "Hugh Mann",]] to steal the codes for Earth's defense grid. This proves unnecessary as Zapp Brannigan simply hands said spy the codes willingly, solely because he likes the name "Hugh Mann." This is apparently all it takes because all of Earth's forces are subsequently disabled. They then occupy the planet with a single palace/mech walker, until it is destroyed by a single 20th century missile [[BreakOutTheMusuemPiece fished out of a museum]].

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** In "A Taste of Freedom", the Decapodians conquer Earth by sending one of their own [[PaperThinDisguise with a fake mustache, posing as a human named "Hugh Mann",]] to steal the codes for Earth's defense grid. This proves unnecessary as Zapp Brannigan simply hands said spy the codes willingly, solely because he likes the name "Hugh Mann." This is apparently all it takes because all of Earth's forces are subsequently disabled. They then occupy the planet with a single palace/mech walker, until it is destroyed by a single 20th century missile [[BreakOutTheMusuemPiece [[BreakOuttheMuseumPiece fished out of a museum]].

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* Planets are consistently trivial to conquer in ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'', despite civilizations in that universe rating [[JustForFun/AbusingTheKardashevScaleforFunandProfit Type IV]] on the Kardashev scale. PlayedForLaughs in this case.
** In "A Taste of Freedom", the Decapodians conquer Earth by sending one of their own [[PaperThinDisguise with a fake mustache, posing as a human named "Hugh Mann",]] to steal the codes for Earth's defense grid. This proves unnecessary as Zapp Brannigan simply hands said spy the codes willingly, solely because he likes the name "Hugh Mann." This is apparently all it takes because all of Earth's forces are subsequently disabled. They then occupy the planet with a single palace/mech walker, until it is destroyed by a single 20th century missile [[BreakOutTheMusuemPiece fished out of a museum]].
** "Bender's Big Score" has three nudist aliens taking over the Earth with a simple advance-fee scam. They then evict the entire population.
** Lrr's son once conquered the Earth by simply knocking on the White House door and asking for surrender.
** While they don't outright conquer Earth, a tribe of lost cavemen do deliver a CurbStompBattle to a detachment of Earth's futuristic military in "Fun On A Bun." Apparently aircraft and armored vehicles in the future [[MadeOfExplodium explode]] when they have water poured on them.
** Then there are the guys who Zapp Brannigan actually managed to conquer, like the Spheroids, the Retiree People of the Assisted Living Nebula, the Pacifists of the Gandhi Nebula, the Spiderians of Tarantulon 6, the Neutral Planet, and the residents of Eden 7.

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** Well, they don't do it quite ''that'' way, but they still come close enough, if not for Jim's, uh... timely intervention.[[note]]he had a powerless copy of his Power Suit, and decided to surrender to the villains in what we would later find out was a WoundedGazelleGambit[[/note]] The Professor threatens to destroy the universe if the Rulers of the Universe don't let him and Psy-Crow rule, and then they ask for a demonstration:
--->'''Professor Monkey-For-A-Head:''' ''[taking a muffin from a basket]'' This is the Universe... ''[crushes the muffin in his hand]''\\
'''Rulers of the Universe:''' ''[gasping]'' His power surpasses belief! We must surrender at once!

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